‘I’m a bisexual homoromantic’: why young people are rejecting old labels

The Guardian, Wed 19th August 2015

A YouGov poll this week put the number of 18- to 24-year-old Brits who identify as entirely heterosexual at 46%, while just 6% would call themselves exclusively gay. Sexuality now falls between the lines: identity is more pliable, and fluidity more acceptable, than ever before.

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Why Straight Men Have Sex With Each Other

nymag.com, August 5, 2015

When straight women hook up with other straight women, no real explanation is required; when straight men hook up with other straight men, it’s a different story.

This divide stems from a common understanding of human sexuality: The female variety of it is more malleable, more inherently open to experimentation and variety, than the male variety. In Not Gay: Sex Between Straight White Men, out last month from NYU Press, Jane Ward, an associate professor of women’s studies at the University of California, Riverside, makes the case that this is a flawed understanding.

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Why are lesbians drinking so much?

app.com, 6:56 p.m. EDT June 16, 2015

For years, academic research has shown that lesbian and bisexual women abuse alcohol at higher rates than their heterosexual counterparts.

Why?

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LGBT health concerns need special attention: experts

Reuters Health Wed Jan 21, 2015 3:54pm EST

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities have their own specific needs when it comes to health and medicine, according to experts.

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Bisexual women have worse mental health than lesbians

Eureka Alerts, 13-Jan-2015

Bisexual women are more likely to experience poor mental health and mental distress than lesbians, according to new research published in the Journal of Public Health.

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